February 15, 2017

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Lightning strikes pagoda in Shwegyin

Damages are seen after the pagoda was struck by lightning.  Photo: Myothein (Bago)
Damages are seen after the pagoda was struck by lightning.
Photo: Myothein (Bago)

A historic pagoda in Shwegyin, Bago Region, was struck by lightning several times yesterday after a heavy rainstorm.
The five strikes of lightning caused some damages to the pagoda. There were no casualties in the accident, according to local reports.
Following the lightning strikes, local authorities went inside the pagoda and inspected the damages.
Arrangements are being made to repair the pagoda. — Myothein (Bago)

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